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Tourism is the second source of foreign exchange in 2014, holds Min

Peruvian tourism in 2014 will be the second foreign exchange earner after mining and fisheries sector move, said today the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), José Luis Silva.
Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva Martinot presented report "The achievements of MINCETUR - The first 10 years." ANDINA / Press Presidency
Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva Martinot presented report "The achievements of MINCETUR - The first 10 years." ANDINA / Press Presidency

He said tourism is inclusive and diverse as the tourists coming to our country have many options and other wonders to know.

Noted Peruvian tourism growth, because in 2002 there was a million visitors through the end of 2012 is expected the arrival of 2.8 million tourists.

The challenge for the government, he noted, is to reach 3.6 million tourists and capture 4.600 billion in foreign exchange, higher than the 3.250 million that generated the Fisheries Sector in 2011, according to statistics.

In a speech by the achievements of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur), ten years after the creation of this portfolio, Silva said that the main convention center in the country will be built on 100 hectares to be reclaimed from the sea, in the Callao.

"Peru is the gateway to Latin America and want to have everything you want an investor, businessman and tourist.'s A very ambitious project and will make us feel proud to Peruvians. Expect to be finished in 2015 and will be used different events "internationally, he added.

Fuente: www.andina.com.p

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